Eric is presently researching Sheridan’s May 1864 Richmond Raid, the Battle of Yellow Tavern, and the Battles of Dinwiddie Courthouse, Five Forks, and Sutherland’s Station. He is also researching the Revolutionary War battles of Camden and King’s Mountain.If you have material on these events that you're willing to share, please Contact Eric.
Eric is regularly in demand to lead battlefield tours, an activity that he greatly enjoys. Among the groups he has led tours for are: Middleburg Conference on Leadership in the Civil War, George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War, Shepherd University Civil War Education Association,
Blue and Gray Education Society, Gettysburg College’s Civil War Institute, Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce Civil War Seminars, Gettysburg Discussion Group,
Little Big Horn Associates, Shenandoah Civil War Associates, McCormick Civil War Institute, Shenandoah University Civil War Discussion Group Online,
Harrisburg Civil War Roundtable, and the Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation. If you are interested in having Eric lead a tour for your group, please Contact Eric.
Eric Wittenberg is regularly invited to speak to Civil War Roundtables and conferences around the United States on a variety of subjects. The groups he has addressed include, but are not limited to: Middleburg Conference on Leadership in the Civil War, Chicago Civil War Roundtable, Milwaukee Civil War Roundtable, Kansas City Civil War Roundtable, St. Louis Civil War Roundtable, Civil War Roundtable of New York, Cape Fear Civil War Roundtable, New Orleans Civil War Roundtable, Cincinnati Civil War Roundtable, Civil War Roundtable of Louisville, Austin Civil War Roundtable, Greater Pittsburgh Civil War Roundtable If you are interested in having Eric speak to your group, please Contact Eric.
Eric Wittenberg has long advocated for the preservation of Civil War battlefields. He is a long-time member of the Civil War Preservation Trust, and has worked extensively with the Trust on the preservation of the Trevilian Station battlefield in Louisa County, Virginia.
He is a member of the advisory board of the Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation, and he is also a member of the board of trustees of the Friends of the Alligator, which was the United States Navy’s first combat submarine. He has also fought for the preservation of the Buffington Island battlefield in Meigs County, Ohio, Brandy Station in Culpeper, Virginia, and for various sites associated with the Battle of Gettysburg. Please consider donating to the Preservation Organizations listed to the right or Contact Eric for further information.